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1

The hinge point of many surgical instruments is called the ________.

clamp

points

shank

box lock

box lock

2

______ blades and handles are smaller and more delicate than those used in general surgery.

Beaver

Number 4

Amputation

Smillie

Beaver

3

A(n) _______ blade is detachable from the knife handle, although single-use scalpels are available and these do not detach.

scalpel

electrocautery

Metzenbaum

harmonic

scalpel

4

The Babcock clamp is an atraumatic, noncrushing clamp used to manipulate the bowel or________ tubes.

fallopian

intestinal

kocher

tissue

fallopian

5

Strong dissecting scissors such as curved ______ scissors are used on fascia and large tendons.

Metzenbaum

bandage

Mayo

tenotomy

Mayo

6

Toothed ________ are used for suturing adipose tissue.

specula

needle holders

forceps

clamps

forceps

7

A ________ is a graduated, smooth instrument used to increase the diameter of an anatomical opening in tissue.

clamp

dilator

anvil

ratchet

dilator

8

The Babcock clamp is a(n) ________, noncrushing clamp used to manipulate the bowel or fallopian tubes.

atraumatic

grasping

retracting

cutting

atraumatic

9

By definition, the self-________ retractor works by a ratchet or other locking mechanism to hold the retractor blades in place in the surgical wound.

steering

retaining

retracting

closing

retaining

10

____________ reduces glare but is also prone to staining.

Highly polished or mirror finish

Satin finish

Black chromium

Satin finish

Satin finish

11

__________ instruments resist staining.

Highly polished or mirror finish

Satin finish

Black chromium

Titanium anodizing

Highly polished or mirror finish

12

is a method that imparts color and hardness to the surface of titanium.

Highly polished or mirror finish

Satin finish

Black chromium

Titanium anodizing

Titanium anodizing

13

_____________ finish is used on laser surgery instruments.

Highly polished or mirror

Satin

Black chromium

Titanium anodizing

Black chromium

14

A(n) ____ is a V-shaped bone chisel.

rongeur

osteotome

curette

gouge

gouge

15

A(n) _________ is used to remodel bone.

rasp

curette

chisel

osteotome

rasp

16

The term knife is used interchangeably with the term _____.

chisel

gouge

scalpel

forceps

scalpel

17

Which of the following is NOT a common tissue forceps?

Adson

DeBakey

Brown

Allis

Allis

18

General abdominal procedures typically require a(n) ___ instrument set.

ob-gyn

laparotomy

otorhinolaryngology

peripheral vascular

laparotomy

19

Weitlaner, O’Connor-O’Sullivan and Balfour are examples of:

bone holding forceps.

handheld retractors

noncrushing clamps

self-retaining retractors

self-retaining retractors

20

Scalpel blades are numbered consistently among manufacturers, and the number indicates their shape and size.

Grasping and holding

Cutting and dissecting

Retracting or exposing

Grasping and holding

21

Holds tissue against the walls of the surgical wound by mechanical action

Grasping and holding

Cutting and dissecting

Retracting or exposing

Retracting or exposing

22

During suturing, the surgeon will use this in one hand and the needle holder with the suture in the other.

Grasping and holding

Cutting and dissecting

Retracting or exposing

Grasping and holding

23

Thompson, Bookwalter, and Balfour

Grasping and holding

Cutting and dissecting

Retracting or exposing

Retracting or exposing

24

Kocher and Babcock

Grasping and holding

Cutting and dissecting

Retracting or exposing

Grasping and holding

25

Beaver handle, commonly used in eye and ear surgery

Grasping and holding

Cutting and dissecting

Retracting or exposing

Cutting and dissecting

26

The Heaney clamp is used specifically in ________ surgery to grasp the uterine ligaments.
orthopedic

general

urological

gynecological

gynecological

27

The ________ is used by mounting its ends on hook handles and drawing it through the bone.

rigid

drape

handler

Gigli

Gigli

28

A ________ is used to cut and extract the tissue and is distinguished by having a spring-loaded hinge.
rongeur

transector

babcock

ratchet

rongeur

29

You have just handed the surgeon a suture. Which scissors will you have ready to hand to him/her to cut the suture with?

Curved Mayo

Metzenbaum

Iris

Straight Mayo

Straight Mayo

30

The surgeon is performing a colectomy. He has just entered the peritoneal cavity and now requests a large, self-retaining retractor. You would hand to him/her a:

Senn

Richardson

Bookwalter

Weitlaner

Bookwalter

31

You have a #20 knife blade on your field. What size knife handle do you need to insert the blade onto?

#4

#3

#7

#2

#4

32

The surgeon is getting ready to perform skin closure of an incision. In addition to a stapler, which of the following forceps would generally be used?

Russian

Bonney

Adson

DeBakey

Adson

33

The surgeon is about to irrigate the abdomen with large amounts of normal saline. He/she asks for an abdominal suction. What is the other name for this instrument?

Frazier

Poole

Yankauer

Tonsil

Poole

34

A Mixter is another name for a:

Hemostat

Retractor

Right angle

Scissor

Right angle

35

Mosquito is another name for a:

Kelly

Halstead

Pean

Schnidt

Halstead

36

The surgeon is performing an inguinal herniorrhaphy. He/she has made the skin incision and dissected down a short way into the underlying tissue. The assistant asks for a retractor. Which of the following would not be appropriate to hand to him/her?

U.S. Army Navy

Volkman

Bookwalter

Parker

Bookwalter

37

Which of the following instruments does not have sharp teeth?

Backhaus

Kocher

Gelpi

Babcock

Gelpi

38

A Foerster is a:

Tonsil clamp

Tissue forceps

Sponge stick

Suction tip

Sponge stick

39

A Harrington retractor is also known as a:

Richardson

Deaver

Sweetheart

Weitlaner

Sweetheart

40

The surgeon inserts a Blake drain into the incision. Which scissors would you hand to him/her to cut the drain?

Metzenbaum

Straight iris

Straight Mayo

Stevens tenotomy

Straight Mayo

41

Which of the following is not a type of handheld retractor?

Senn

Weitlaner

U.S. Army Navy

Murphy

Weitlaner

42

The surgeon needs to cut through a heavy muscle. Which scissors would be the most appropriate to hand to him/her?

Metzenbaum

Curved Mayo

Curved iris

Straight Mayo

Curved Mayo

43

Which of the following would be the most appropriate to hand to a surgeon to use to clamp off a very small blood vessel?

Halstead

Kelly

Kocher

Pean

Halstead

44

All of the following are rake retractors except:

Goelet

Senn

Volkman

Murphy

Goelet